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from Perth to Edinburgh

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Travel from Perth to Edinburgh
Travel to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Perth to Edinburgh.
How do I get from Perth to Edinburgh?

There are 2 ways to get from Perth to Edinburgh: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Perth to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to travel from Perth to Edinburgh is by taking a bus with an average price of $8 (€6).

This is compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A bus is $6 (€5) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Perth to Edinburgh costing on average $14 (€11).

What is the quickest way to get from Perth to Edinburgh?

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Perth is by bus with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 12 min   on average.

What is the distance from Perth to Edinburgh?

The distance is approximately 32 miles (51 km) from Perth to Edinburgh.

What are the departure and arrival points in Perth and in Edinburgh?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Perth to Edinburgh:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Perth, Leonard / Cross St. And arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Perth and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
Which travel companies can take me from Perth to Edinburgh?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Perth to Edinburgh:

  • You can go to Edinburgh from Perth by bus with Megabus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $8 (€6) with Megabus from Perth to Edinburgh on Omio.
  • You can go to Edinburgh from Perth by train with Scotrail. You'll see cheap train tickets for $14 (€11) with Scotrail from Perth to Edinburgh on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Perth to Edinburgh?
Looking to extend your trip from Perth to Edinburgh? Many Omio customers who go from Perth to Edinburgh usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Glasgow or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Glasgow or Manchester from Edinburgh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I purchase a ticket from Perth to Edinburgh online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Perth to Edinburgh, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $8 (€6) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $14 (€11) one way.

But we recommend booking Perth to Edinburgh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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